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Rustbelt Radio is a weekly 60-minute news program from the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center and WRCT 88.3 FM Pittsburgh. Featuring news and interviews from the regional rustbelt area, as well as coverage of global issues. As part of the indymedia network, Rustbelt Radio strives to be an outlet for community based, non-corporate, participatory media.

Rustbelt Radio features news from the grassroots that is commonly overlooked by the corporate media. It can be heard on radio stations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, as well as on the internet.

For more informaton about the show, you can visit the Rustbelt Radio web site.

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environment 14
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war 14
Palestine 12
racism 11
Mumia Abu-Jamal 10
Israel 9
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Mexico 8
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Oaxaca 7
violence 7
New Orleans 6
coal 6
global warming 6
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casinos 5
oil 5
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Bush 4
CMU 4
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FCC 4
G20 4
Gaza 4
Guantanamo 4
India 4
Ireland 4
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Miami 4
Philadelphia 4
Student-Farmworker Alliance 4
West Virginia 4
World Bank 4
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climate change 4
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immigrants 4
indymedia 4
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race 4
transgender 4
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Allied Media Conference 3
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CIW 3
Columbus Day 3
Hazleton 3
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Jena 6 3
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New York 3
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Shell to Sea 3
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sweatshops 3
tasers 3
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Anarchism 2
Ben Dangl 2
Burma 2
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Dahr Jamail 2
Dan Kovalik 2
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ENDA 2
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Haiti 2
Hiroshima 2
Immokalee 2
Iran 2
LGBT 2
Louisiana 2
Martin Luther King, Jr. 2
Media Minutes 2
Mon-Fayette Expressway 2
Mumia 2
NCOR 2
Norman Finkelstein 2
Obama 2
Pittsburgh Public Schools 2
SEIU 2
Sistersong 2
Vandana Shiva 2
Winter Soldier 2
Word on the Street 2
affirmative action 2
baseball 2
biodiesel 2
black women 2
climate 2
copyright 2
counter-recruitment 2
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AMP 1
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Alcatraz 1
All Star Game 1
Allied Media Projects 1
Altoona 1
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Americans with Disabilities Act 1
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Amy Goodman 1
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Anarchy 1
Andre Jacobs 1
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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Welcome to the Best of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of news from the grassroots; news overlooked by the corporate media. This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Fall of 2006 including... * A Proposed Casino for the Hill District faces opposition * the legal struggle over Hazleton, Pennsylvania's trendsetting anti-immigrant legislation * Veterans of the war in Iraq visit Pittsburgh on the Uprise Counter Recruitment...
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Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, casinos, Hazelton, immigration, Iraq, veterans, affirmative action,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, so we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * a remix of Rustbelt Radio's sound collage from the post-super bowl riots * our own Andalusia Knoll reports from South America at the inauguration of the first indigenous president of Bolivia * the ACLU has uncovered government spying on local peace groups, we'll hear from their legal director and responses from some of those groups * we'll...
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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This week we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the last few months, including: * janitors spin the Wheel of Misfortune at the SouthSide Works * in Homewood and Garfield, the Pittsburgh police are criticized for car chases that result in multiple deaths and injuries * a local nonprofit sends help to the Caribbean * as the national spotlight was on Pittsburgh for this year's All Star Game, locals put the spotlight on the city's treatment of homeless, as well as the...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Janitors, Pittsburgh, Caribbean, Global Links, All Star Game, baseball, homeless,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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Welcome to this week's edition of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of the news from the grassroots, news overlooked by the corporate media. On this week's show... We'll hear excerpts from the May Day speak-out for immigrants rights in Pittsburgh We'll have a report on police repression and violence in San Salvador Atenco, Mexico Also, an exhibit of Palestinian Childrens artwork at Brandeis University was taken down by the school - Rustbelt Radio speaks to...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, as the radio station takes a holiday. We're using this opportunity to present our listeners with some highlights from the fall season of Rustbelt Radio that you may have missed. On today's show we will hear ..... * A report on police brutality at the August 20th counter-recruitment protest * Homeless people's reactions to the new panhandling ordinance in Pittsburgh * Updates on the Jerry Jackson case * A report on the Bring them Home Now...
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Winter and Spring of 2007 including... * Community activists speak out against violence * The movement for immigrants' rights * Wolves come off the endangered species list * Pittsburghers rally for action on climate change * A public hearing with the FCC and the fight against corporate media consolidation * and more highlights from the past few months of Rustbelt Radio
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, violence, immigration, immigrants' rights, Wolves, environment, New...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On today's show... * an interview with author David Carter on the beginning of the gay rights movement at the Stonewall Inn in New York, * single payer healthcare advocates describe proposals for universal health care at the state and national levels, * plus, an anti-war bike tour rolls through Pittsburgh, courts rule on police searches in the US and Germany, criticism of the Guantanamo Bay prison, and news from the eviction of the South Central Farm in LA.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Gay Rights, Stonewall, Health Care, Guantanamo Bay, South Central Farm
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by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's Rustbelt Radio... * We'll hear more on a proposal to build a new waste-coal fired power plant in Robinson Township, Washington County * In Dublin, Ireland, a group of 41 Afghanis occupied St. Patricks Cathedral seeking asylum * local news on a funding crisis for needle exchange, solitary confinement in Pennsylvania prisons, and single payer health care reform * and global news on an anti-Halliburton protest in Oklahoma, the Sri Lankan civil war, and more
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by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Leaders of the black community respond to a new report showing Pennsylvania has the highest rate of black homicide victims in the nation * We take a look at the case of Native American political prisoner Leonard Peltier on the 31st anniversary of his arrest * A New York City council member discusses racial profiling * The Coalition of Immokalee workers speak on the connections between Fast Food Corporations and Farmworkers wages * and more in our local and global news...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, violence, Leonard Peltier, police, racial profiling,...
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On this week's show... * We'll hear about the denial of financial aid to students that have drug convictions * a detailed account of the situation in Darfur and the Sudan * a report from today's immigrants rights protests * and also a special May Day feature.
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Topic: Rustbelt Radio
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show * Ali Abunimah and Dahr Jamail comment on the Israeli bombardment of Lebanon * A Peace Vigil for Palestine and Lebanon takes place in Pittsburgh * We speak to Earth First activists who targeted a coal plant in Virginia * Fred Hampton Jr is arrested in Chicago * plus our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Israel, Lebanon, Dahr Jamail, Palestine, Peace Vigil, Pittsburgh, coal, Earth...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show: * local lawyer Dan Kovalik speaks about US military aid to Colombia and human rights violations against trade unionists * we'll hear from Pennsylvania state representatives about the impacts of the Iraq war on two districts in Pittsburgh * local news reports on treatment of the city's homeless, students' voting rights, and nurses' organizing for affordable health care * global news reports on critical mass, journalists' rights, pirate and low power radio, GE crops, and the...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Dan Kovalik, Colombia, unions, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, Iraq, war, homeless,...
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * US Airways pilots picket at Pittsburgh International Airport * Eric Keroack resigns as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Population Affairs * A Pittsburgh conference looks at global warming and ways to resist it * Founding board member of Creative Commons James Boyle speaks on copyright at CMU * and more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, copyright, global warming, climate, climate change, Pittsburgh, pilots, US Airways,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * The Coalition of Immokalee Workers declares victory against McDonald's in their fight for dignity and fair wages * Environmental action against deforestation of the Rospuda Valley in Poland * Rustbelt Radio visits the Steel Mills to Windmills rally on the National Day of Climate Action * and more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, CIW, Immokalee, Student-Farmworker Alliance, Pittsburgh, Rospuda, Poland,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On today's show... * Hill District Residents continue to mobilize against a casino in their neighborhood * Taking back the land: homeless Miami residents build a shantytown * We'll hear voices from the International Day of Action Against Climate Change and key predictions on climate from new scientific studies. * Persecution of gays in Iraq has led to several murders * updates on the situation in Oaxaca and more local and global news
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Casinos, Hill District, Pittsburgh, Miami, homeless, climate change, global...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * We bring you a special lecture on "Earth Democracy" from author, activist, and environmentalist Vandana Shiva
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Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Vandana Shiva, Earth Democracy, environment, democracy, India, rice, biotechnology,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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Welcome to this week's edition of Rustbelt Radio, the Pittsburgh Independent Media Center's weekly review of the news from the grassroots, news overlooked by the corporate media. This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Fall of 2007 including... * locals take to the street in actions to oppose the war, and in support of the Jena 6 * the Word on the Street from October 8th - Pittsburghers' thoughts on Columbus Day * an update on the Coalition of Immokalee...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, schools, war, Iraq, recruiting, Jena 6, protest, Columbus Day,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this weeks show... * Corporate Funded Cyber Security Research at Carnegie Mellon University * The Efforts to Save Braddock Hospital * An Emergency Rally Against War Escalation in Afghanistan * Coverage of the Honduran Elections * And more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Security, defense, contract, , CMU, Braddock, Hospital, War,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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Rustbelt Radio for the week of August 22, 2005 Best of summer 2005
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * An exploration of the roots of Labor Struggles and May Day in the US * Dahr Jamail on Iraq * Cheers and Jeers from Women's E-news * and the Radical Day in History
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, May Day, labor, Iraq, Dahr Jamail, women, history
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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This week's show falls during WRCT's random schedule, as the radio station takes a holiday. We're using this opportunity to present our listeners with some highlights from the spring season of Rustbelt Radio that you may have missed. On Today's show we will hear from Appalachian activists fighting mountaintop removal, pennyslvanians protesting the war and marching for Mumia Abu Jamal, Pittsburghers converting an ambulance to run on vegetable oil and harm reduction activists speaking about the...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * A local woman is violently threatened by police * Updates on the political situation in Bolivia * Rustbelt Radio talks with Kathy Hall Martinez the co-executive director of Stop Prisoner Rape about the issue of sexual assault in U.S. prisons * we'll hear the founders of a new recycled-oil biodiesel manufacturing facility in New York discuss biodiesel's potential as a clean energy source * and more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, indymedia, prison, rape, biodiesel, police, contraception, bolivia,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * We will hear exerpts of a Carnegie Mellon Robotics Institue debate about the ethics of accepting military funding. * We will hear about the case of Hasan Shakur a death row inmate in Texas * a report from International Women's Day in Mexico by Rustbelt Radio's Carlin Christy * plus spy-ins, sick-outs, IRS audits for friends of Santorum, our regular update on police brutality and misconduct in the region, and more headlines from independent media centers around the world.
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On today's show, an interview with our featured local grassroots organization of the week, Canaries in the Coalfields, a new group opposing the coal industry and its effects on the environment, workers and communities. Also we'll take a look at a new piece of immigration reform legislation: "The Secure America and Orderly Immigration Act of 2005"
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, coal, mining, energy, immigration, Pittsburgh, indymedia
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's edition of Rustbelt Radio we present a special program in recognition of innocent people who have been imprisoned or executed, and also those who have been unjustly victimized and incarcerated by the criminal justice system. Coming up later in the show, we will hear an in depth report on wrongful incarceration including interviews with: * Bill Moushey of the Innnocence Institute of Pittsburgh * Tommy Doswell, of Homewood, who was wrongfully incarcerated for 19 years before being...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Independent media activists and organizers from Chiapas and Oaxaca Mexico speak about the benefits and challenges of indigenous media-making in southern Mexico * Concerned Parents, University Researchers and Community Activists challenge abstinence only education in Pittsburgh Public Schools * Falun Gong practitioners and Human Rights advocates speak out in Pittsburgh about persecution and organ harvesting by the Chinese Government * plus commentary from Mumia...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Chiapas, Oaxaca, indigenous, media, independent media, Pittsburgh, schools, sexual...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * An interview with La'Tasha Mayes, a local reproductive justice activist with the Sistersong Collective * We'll hear about the "Catch an Illegal Immigrant" game hosted by Penn State University's College Republicans * Native Americans say "People not Mascots" in Cleveland * underdog Democrat wins local election * Anti-LGBT legislation in California targets students * Reports from "This week in Palestine" and "Bad Cop, No Donut" *...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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* a report on tasers and activists' efforts to ban their use by police departments * an interview with one of the Greenpeace Smokestack Six, recently relased from jail for scaling a smokestack at a power plant in Greene County, Pennsylvania last summer. * we hear former black panther Ashanti Alston, author of the publication Anarchist Panther, from his talk last week in Pittsburgh * and United for Peace and Justice, a national anti-war network, held its national assembly in St. Louis a week...
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Pittsburgh residents concerned with low income peoples' access to healh care gathered at the Allegheny Unitarian Universalist Church on the North Side, we'll have a report * We will speak with Sabira Bushra of The Partnership for Minority HIV/AIDS Prevention about the film AIDS Warriors * The Bring the Troops Home Now tour, including Cindy Sheehan, was in Pittsburgh over the weekend, and Rustbelt Radio was there * and we're have more independent reports from the tragedy...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
Source: Radio broadcast
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On today's show... * Pittsburghers act in response to the Israeli invasion of Gaza * We explore a controversy surrounding a small group of Guantanamo detainees * Fed-up brings us a report from inside the Prison Industrial Complex * Immigrants rights advocates and the homeless speak out at the presidential inauguration * Plus more in our local and global headlines Rustbelt Radio is broadcast live from WRCT studios every other Monday at 6 PM on 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, and the program airs again on...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Gaza, Israel, middle east, Guantanamo, torture, fed up, prison,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On today's show... * locals rallied in downtown Pittsburgh to honor 15th aniversary of the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act * SEIU picketed the USX tower last week in support of striking janitors in Houston Texas * from Bad Cop No Donut, news of a death at the hands of taser-wielding police officers in Ohio * our featured local group is the Mon-Valley Unemployed Committee, which has been advocating for unemployed workers in our area for over 20 years * and we'll hear about Water...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * We'll hear from Eli Kuti and Khalia Latte, organizers of the Pittsburgh Dyke March, on the mobilization of queer women's community in Pittsburgh and plans for Friday's march. * A look at the conservative movement's recent push for what they call Academic Freedom, * as well as local updates on last week's anti-war protest, a wind power conference held in Pittsburgh, universal health care in Pennsylvania and global news from independent media sources around the world
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Academic Freedom, Dyke, Queer, Protest, Iraq, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Health...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * we hear about massive student protests in France * we hear exceprts from speeches given at this weekend's rally against the war as well as talk to some of the people who marched. * we hear from an Iraq veteran who is marching across the Gulf region of the U.S. in protest of Bush policies * also janitors rally at CMU, demonstrations for immigrants rights, and the FBI is spying on the merton center in Pittsburgh while in Austin they consider Food Not Bombs and Indymedia...
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Word on the Street visits the Northside, to hear opinons on the sale of the Garden theater * An interview with Gerardo Reyes Chavez, of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers * An interview with Jonas Moffat, co-founder of the Tel Rumeida Circus * Part Two of the James Yee lecture on Guantanamo * and more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, CIW, Immokalee, Student-Farmworker Alliance, circus, Palestine, Guantanamo,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this weeks show... * A mexican immigrant is beaten to death in Pennsylvania * Leading environmental activists speak out on climate change and its effect on the world's water supply * Mumia Abu Jamal is denied a new trial * and North Siders rally for a Community Benefits Agreement Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, police, Mumia Abu Jamal, Haiti, climate, water, Continental Real...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Updates on the Court of Appeals Ruling for Mumia Abu-Jamal * Radio reporters assassinated in Oaxaca, Mexico * a report on the Longest Walk Two, a five month journey to raise awareness of Native American and environmental issues * National Labor Committee director Charlie Kernaghan speaks at Carlow University about sweatshop labor and workers' rights * and more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Oaxaca, Mexico, sweatshops, National Labor Committee,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show, * We have a report from this weekend's Counter-Recruitment Conference * Pennsylvania is considering a bill that would turn nonviolent environmental activists into "eco-terrorists" - we'll talk to the Allegheny Defense Project about it * we'll hear from an activist and anarchist who was recently elected to local office in Lake Worth, Florida * and updates on Critical Mass, immigrant rights protests and alleged spying by AT&T
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this weeks show... * Excerpts from the public FCC hearing on the future of the internet held on July 21st in Pittsburgh Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, FCC, media, Internet, radio, hearing, CMU, Carnegie Mellon
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * A look at Grow Pittsburgh, a group of local urban farmers who are growing more than just food in the city. * We'll hear more voices from flood survivors in New Orleans * and Australia has deported an American peace activist calling him a threat to national security
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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# An interview with the site coordinator for National Student Partnership's Pittsburgh Office # as Car Free Day approaches, and builds support from the Pittsburgh City Council, we'll hear from last month's conference organized by Car Free Pittsburgh
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
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Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * We'll hear locals' outrage as they testify at a local Citizens' Police Review Board meeting * We speak with the Bit and Brace Project about their upcoming performance on gentrification * Subcommandante Marcos speaks about the future of the Other Campaign * A report on how the FCC suppressed the release of documents revealing the dangers of media consolidation * Argentinians react to the sentencing of a police officer from the 1970's dictatorship * and more in our local...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, gentrification, police, police brutality, fcc, argentina, immigrants, smoking,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Lawyers and Black Panthers discuss the recent arrests of former Black Panthers in a thirty-six year-old murder case * from the World Social Forum, a Kenyan grassroots activist describes the connection between the HIV/Aids Pandemic and gender inequality * in global news, an Armenian journalist and activist was murdered in Turkey, and federal agents began a new wave of raids against immigrants last week * the word on the street about President Bush's State of the Union...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Beaver County, prison, protest, war, Bush, state of the union, labor,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * local groups Just Health Care and the Western Pennsylvania Coalition for Single-Payer Health Care organize around the film SiCKO * Anti-nuclear activist Corbin Harney passes away * A rare 1968 interview between author Julius Lester and poet and activist June Jordan * plus more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, health care, healthcare, Sicko, June Jordan, Pittsburgh
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On today's show... * an interview with two independent journalists who documented the 34 day war in Lebanon last summer and its aftermath. * thousands take to the street in a march against violence in New Orleans * Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. speaks on collective struggle, the war in Vietnam, revolutionary movements around the world, and more. * two local groups claim victory in their campaigns * and more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, New Orleans, Lebanon, MLK, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Voices for...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * we have a special Rustbelt Radio program: as the 5th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq nears, we'll hear from US Military veterans testifying at the recent Winter Soldier hearings
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Winter Soldier, Iraq, war, soldiers, veterans
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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This week for Pittsburgh's second annual Bike Fest, we have a special bike themed show including stories * about the Major Taylor Cycling Club and the Underground Railroad Cycling Route * Testimonies from cyclists injured in accidents, * An update from Bike Pittsburgh about Cycling Improvements in Pittsburgh * Paul Simpson speaking about bicycles as they relate to social equality * plus local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Bicycles, Bikes, Minimum Wage, Pennsylvania, Mexican elections, Peru Free Trade...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Thousands protest around the world in response to Mumia Abu Jamal's denial of a new trial * The One Hill Coalition reaches a tentative Community Benefits Agreement with the City, the County, and the Penguins hockey team * The City of New York withdraws its plans to build a new $375 million jail in the Bronx * Grassroots organizations work to bring clean water to Iraq * Plus we bring you the weekly radio spin and the radical day in history
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, New York, Bronx, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Iraq
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Members of Prometheus Radio Project speak about community media in Pennsylvania * People across the US and in Pittsburgh commemorate the 61st anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki * An independent journalist is jailed in San Francisco * CocaCola and Pepsi soft drinks are banned in parts of India * and more in our local and global headlines....
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Lebanon, Pittsburgh, West Virginia, Prometheus Radio Project, Bechtel, Bettis,...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Angela Davis speaks at the Thomas Merton Center Award Dinner * A discussion about the fight for universal health coverage * A Chicago man sets himself on fire in protest of the war in Iraq * A video posted on You Tube prompts an FBI investigation into the conduct of the Los Angeles Police * plus more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Angela Davis, Thomas Merton Center, Health Care, protest, police
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * We investigate the issues surrounding a new waste coal power plant proposed for Robinson Township, Washington county * we'll hear about the importance of lower power FM radio and the fight for community media, from a recent discussion held in Pittsburgh with Hannah Sassaman of the Prometheus Radio Project * we have the return of our segment which spotlights a local grassroots group, The Light at the End of the Fort Pitt Tunnel. This week we'll hear about Run-Baby-Run....
Topic: Rustbelt Radio
This week, we will be presenting highlights of Rustbelt Radio stories from the Summer of 2007 including... * Pittsburgh's nomination as America's most livable city * Updates on the South Central Los Angeles Farm * A report from the activists and Media Makers at the 9th annual Allied Media Conference * How To Free a Political Prisoner -- a local benefit for Mumia * Let's Talk About Sex-- interviews and highlights from the 10th annual Sistersong conference * and more highlights from the past few...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Allied Media Conference, AMC, AMC2007, Detroit, Pittsburgh, Los Angeles, South...
Rustbelt Radio
by Pittsburgh Indymedia
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On this week's show... * Let's Talk About Sex-- interviews and highlights from the 10th annual Sistersong conference * we take a look at the new documentary Good Copy Bad Copy, which examines copyright and culture, featuring Pittsburgh-based mashup artist Girl Talk * An update on the Local Community Radio Act from Media Minutes * We examine why attacks against the homeless are on the rise * plus more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Sistersong, sex, copyright, Good Copy Bad Copy, Pittsburgh, Girl Talk, DJ Danger...
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On this week's show... * An exploration into the roots of the global food crisis * Word on the Street asks local teens how they can reduce violence in Pittsburgh * News and analysis from the Mexico Solidarity Network * And 2.3 million and rising- a weekly report on the prison industrial complex
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, food, biofuel, Pittsburgh, violence, teens, youth, Mexico, prisoners, prison
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On today's show, Students in Solidarity are working to get the University of Pittsburgh to take a stronger stand against sweatshop labor. We hear about local activists who assisted in the post- hurricane animal rescues down south. And, a UN Report on the assassination of Lebanon's former prime minister implicates Syrian and Lebanese officials; we'll talk with the webmaster of Indymedia Beirut about the implications.
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On this week's show... * We'll find out about a new report on harassment and bullying by the Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Education Network and advice from local activists on starting gay-straight alliances and creating safer spaces for LGBTQ teens. * Straight from the Picket, we'll hear from Irish Residents who are fighting a Shell pipeline in their community * New Jersey residents petition against felon disenfranchisement * Another town in Pennsylvania has adopted a racist, anti-immigrant...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, GLBTQ, Shell, Ireland, prisons, disenfranchisement, Altoona, racism, labor
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On this week's show... * Thousands march nationwide on May Day for immigrant rights and an end to raids and deportations * Environmental justice organizers kick off Biojustice 2007 in Boston * Media Minutes gives this week's report on the intersection of media and democracy * an interview with Staughton Lynd on Ohio's Supermax prison in Youngstown and the history of the Lucasville uprising * and more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, May Day, immigration, immigrants' rights, environmental justice, boston,...
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On this week's show... * We bring you a history lesson on the recent North American Thanksgiving holiday, featuring the voices of indigenous people, their thoughts on the recognition of Thanksgiving, and an alternative celebration known as the National Day of Mourning
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Thanksgiving, Day of Mourning, indigenous peoples, Native Americans, American...
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On today's show... * We speak with the local group 'RESYST' about the upcoming pridefest and the radical queer movement * And we present the final piece in our three part series on Coal and its effects in the community. We will hear from organizers who are fighting to promote clean energy and what the possibilities are for sustainable alternative energy sources in the United States .... but first, these local headlines.
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On this week's show... * We'll speak to two activists who are fighting CAFTA, the Central American Free Trade Agreement, which is being pushed by the Bush administration * We'll hear how privatization, globalization, and the "networking" of security agencies are complicating the fight against secrecy * Pittsburgh Mayor Bob O'Connor describes his plans to emulate former New York City mayor Rudy Guiliani * news from local campaigns Save Our Transit and Pittsburgh Anti-Sweatshop...
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On today's holiday special... * Reflections on the words of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, MLK, Martin Luther King, Jr.
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On this weeks show... * Pittsburgh prepares to host the G20 Summit this September 24 and 25th. We'll bring you information on the history of the G20, organizing efforts by local activists to speak out against the summit and the City's response to dissenting voices. Rustbelt Radio airs live every Monday from 6-7 PM on WRCT 88.3 FM in Pittsburgh, PA, and again on Tuesday mornings 9-10 AM.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, G20, Summit, activist, protest, G-Infinity, organizing, organize
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On this week's show... * Rustbelt Radio talks to local non-profit Global Links about shipping medical supplies from Pittsburgh to needy hospitals in other parts of the world. * Global Justice activist and author Vandana Shiva speaks about Creativity, Compassion, and Social Change * two stories from Philadelphia: an annual punk festival is shut down by police, and unions take on the telecom giant Verizon * a small town in Pennsylvania is imposing extreme new laws against immigrants * and more in...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Hazleton, Lebanon, Derry, Ireland, New...
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On this week's show... * We bring you a report from Mexico City about a recent solidarity march for the political prisoners of Atenco * Homewood Residents talk about a police chase that ends in two deaths * We'll hear from the group Pittsburgh Friends of Immigrants on issues facing immigrants in Pittsburgh and in the nation. * And, local news on aids advocacy and the fight over mercury pollution controls currently raging in the Pennsylvania legislature.
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On this week's show... * We will speak to Grady McFarlane, a former employee of the Lemington Center about the recent closure and the history of the Center * We hear from members of the local group Food Not Bombs, who have been serving free vegetarian food to Pittsburgh's homeless for over 10 years * they City of Pittsburgh is considering a new law to crack down on panhandling -- we'll hear from local homeless about their view of the law * this past Saturday young and old gathered in Oakland to...
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On this week's show... * Sylvia Rivera Cusicanqui discusses Anarchism in Bolivia, medicinal benefits of Coca and present day social justice struggles. * Gitanjali Gutierrez, lead counsel representing Guantanamo detainees, speaks on torture, legal activism, and the movement to shut down Guantanamo Bay prison. * 14 people are arrested in a large civil disobedience action against warfare robotics in Pittsburgh * plus more in our local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Bolivia, Anarchism, Guantanamo, Pittsburgh, robotics, NREC, protest, lockdown, CMU,...
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On this week's show... * Rustbelt Reporter Andalusia Knoll brings us a report on the political situation in Bolivia * We'll hear about the riots across Pittsburgh that ensued after the Steeler's Superbowl victory * Activists continue speaking out against Bush on the night of his State of the Union address * and the cost of the war in Iraq is growing by the billions
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On this week's show... * Chuck D. speaks on youth empowerment and local history at November's Urban Roots Hip Hop Symposium in East Liberty * Activists call for a moratorium on tasers in response to increased cases of police abuse and taser related deaths * Pittsburgh residents organize to save Schenley High * On the twenty-six year anniversary of the incarceration of Mumia Abu-Jamal, new developments in the case * Another noose incident in Pittsburgh, this time at a local high school * and...
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Pittsburgh, police, violence, nooses, Oakland Catholic High School, Schenley High...
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On this week's show... * The Pittsburgh Police Department and Mayor Ravenstahl face public outcry after controversial police promotions * Vandana Shiva talks about the consequences of the Green Revolution in India, and what is in store for Africa * Activists speak out at the People's Assembly at the US Social Forum * "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" - an 1852 speech by abolitionist Frederick Douglass * and more in our local and global headlines.
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, police, Pittsburgh, women, India, Africa, Green Revolution, US Social Forum,...
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On today's show... * we'll check out a new Documentary on the killing of Jonny Gammage, 10 years after his death at the hands of suburban Pittsburgh police officers * we'll talk with Pittsburgh's Industrial Workers of the World * Local and Global News
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* Charges are dropped against the men arrested for twittering during the G20. * Economic Awareness Day addresses the economic realities and historical legacy of the Homewood-Brushton area * An interview with Michelle Gross of the Twin Cities Copwatch program * The Other Men photo exhibit gives another face to transgender issues * And more in our local and global headlines
Topics: g20, twitter, lgbt, transgender, police
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On this week's show... * a report from the Black and White Reunion's tenth annual Summit Against Racism, held in East Liberty this past weekend * We continue our discussion about Venezuela with Katrina Kozarek from the Calle y Media Video Collective * We'll hear from an activist in Africa, who is organizing to abolish 3rd world debt * and a court has ruled in favor of locked-out steelworkers in Ohio
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# A report from the Forum on Dissent since 9/11 in Miami # a wrap-up of TASER related deaths, injuries and news. # and our weekly featured grassroots organization, Pittsburgh Action Against Rape.
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On this week's show... * in Oaxaca, Mexico, police and paramilitaries responded to the months-long popular uprising with armed attacks, killing several people including an indymedia videographer and a local newspaper photographer * Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai speaks at the University of Pittsburgh * locals with the Student Farmworker Alliance hold a demonstration at the McDonalds in Oakland * and more global news from Uruguay, Portugal, Ecuador, and more
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, Oaxaca, Brad Will, murder, assassination, Mexico, Kenya, Wangari Maathai,...
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# Tax Day was last week. Members of the war tax resisters group tell us why they didn't pay # We talk to voices for animals of western pennsylvania # and activists staged an all-day picket at the Sky Bank headquarters in Downtown Pittsburgh, stepping up their campaign against what they're calling a union-busting company. But first, these local and global headlines.
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On this week's show... * Putting down the guns and picking up the gloves, Wilkinsburg Youth become boxers * Activists conduct a sweep against racist flyers in South Oakland * Organizers in the struggle to save affirmative action discuss Michigan's recent election results, voter fraud, and Ward Connerly. * UCLA students protest taser abuse on campus * and more local and global headlines
Topics: Rustbelt Radio, boxing, youth, racism, South Oakland, Pittsburgh, Anti-Racist Action, homelessness,...